Style at 30,000 Feet


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Keith Lovegrove


This fascinating book examines every aspect of airline style, from the company liveries and interior designs of planes to advertising, haute couture and airborne haute cuisine.

Divided into four sections covering fashion, food, interior design and identity, Airline shows how airborne culture has changed since the 1920s.

The book spans the conservative to the outrageous, from saris to hotpants, from Hugh Hefner’s private jet to the huge Airbus A380. A wide selection of retro styles are illustrated with illuminating archive material and images of ephemera. Airline uncovers the style, image and experience of the parallel universe that exists at 30,000 feet.

Additional information

Weight 523 g
Dimensions 19.2 x 22.5 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 12 August 2013
Number of pages 144
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 19.2 x 22.5 cm
Weight 523 g
Keith Lovegrove is a writer, designer, photographer and filmmaker and is the author of the books Graphicswallah: Graphics in India, Pageant: The Beauty Contest and Railway: Identity, Design and Culture, all published by Laurence King Publishing. He founded Lovegrove Associates in London and has worked for clients such as Waterstone's Booksellers, British Airports Authority and Philippe Starck.